Recent News Articles

Recent News Articles

Posted on Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Jack Cook, Charlotte Hughes, Serena Parmar, and Nico Adamo have all been named 2020 National Merit Semifinalists.  Jack, Charlotte, and Serena are all seniors this year, while Nico finished up his graduation requirements early and matriculated at Cal Tech earlier this fall.  Students earn National Merit recognition by achieving exceptionally high scores on the PSAT in their junior year. Among some 1.5 million students taking the PSAT each year, the top 16,000 are named National Merit... Read More
Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2020
Last week Inc. Magazine published their annual list of the fastest growing companies in the country. TerraStride, was 624th on the list for the United States and 4th overall in the state of South Carolina. TerraStride achieved a 751% growth in revenue from 2016 to 2019, is the fastest growing software company in the state of South Carolina to be listed by Inc. Magazine, and the 6th fastest growing software company in the SC, NC, and GA market. Read More.  
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2020
On the first anniversary of his passing, we honored a Highlander who was taken from us much too soon with the dedication of the Jake Clarkson Memorial Patio on August 25, 2020. While the Heathwood community continues to mourn Jake's loss, we are also grateful to be able to celebrate his life and honor his memory through the creation of a beautiful new outdoor space for our students. Located next to the Robinson Center for Math and Science, the Jake Clarkson Memorial Patio was made possible... Read More
Posted on Friday, August 21, 2020
Congratulations to the six members of the Class of 2020 who were tapped as members of the prestigious Cum Laude Society last spring: Madeline Ashcraft, Percy Lyu, Faith Robertson, Ava Rosenbaum, Riana Shelley, and Andrew Sobel. Although we were unable to hold a formal induction ceremony last spring, we are proud of all that these students have accomplished. Membership in the Cum Laude Society is earned through outstanding grades and standardized test scores, as well as consistent enrollment... Read More
Posted on Thursday, July 9, 2020
Heathwood 2020 graduate Kit Mullins has been named this year's female recipient of the South Carolina Independent School Association's Bill Simpson Award. She was selected from a field of 70 nominations. The Bill Simpson Award is the highest award presented to an individual student-athlete by The South Carolina Independent School Association. The award is named in memory of Mr. Bill Simpson, who served SCISA in the late 1970s and early 1980s and did much to shape the athletic structure of... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Heathwood Strength and Conditioning Coach Jay Spearman is the 2020 recipient of the National High School Strength Coaches Association's Griffin Scott Pherson Educational Learning Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually to a high school strength coach who best exemplifies what it means to be trustworthy, knowledgeable, effective, passionate, and transformational. "We so proud that Jay has received this well-deserved award," said Heathwood Athletics Director Jeff Whalen. "Jay is... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Heathwood alumnus and parent W.D. Morris, Jr. is this year's recipient of the Anne Thornhill Weston Alumni Award. Named in honor of Anne Weston (Heathwood parent 2003 & 2007), long time science teacher and Upper School Head and Assistant Headmaster from 1978-2013, the Weston Award is given annually to a Heathwood Hall graduate who has followed in the footsteps of Anne Weston and distinguished him or herself in the area of community service and shared in Anne’s belief in the dignity of... Read More
Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2020
Recent Heathwood graduate Nico Adamo, '20, is the winner of a 2020 High School Mock Trial Scholarship from the South Carolina Bar Association. It's one of a string of recent awards for Heathwood Mock Trial students: both the Middle School and Upper School teams advanced out of regionals to the state competition this year, and both were also awarded the coveted Professionalism and Civility Award. Nico, who was nominated for the scholarship by Heathwood Mock Trial Coach Barbara Petit, will be... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2020
On June 20, Heathwood held its 43rd Commencement ceremony on the lawn in front of the Bell Tower and welcomed 54 members of the Class of 2020 to the ranks of its alumni. This is the first year Commencement was held on campus instead of at Trinity Cathedral, where pandemic-related safety guidelines precluded graduates and their families from gathering. The outdoor ceremony, with family groups seated at least six feet apart from each other, was memorialized in a painting by Heathwood parent... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2020
So many of you who knew Molly Roddey during her many years at Heathwood expressed interest in honoring her legacy on campus. Now, you can be part of establishing a new garden space for outdoor reflection and learning in memory of Molly and recognizing her love of all things Heathwood, especially the natural beauty and teaching opportunities she found outside the traditional classroom walls. A committee of faculty, staff, parents, and friends have thoughtfully planned this memorial garden... Read More

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